The 2016 Election: Health Implications For Women

Oct 13, 2016

Although all elections matter, it is during the presidential election cycle that the contrasts between candidates and political parties become the most crystalized in the eyes of the public.  The differences between the policy approaches to various aspects of women’s health taken by the two presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, and their respective parties are stark.

A group of women in Miami walked into a dental office seeking pap smears and treatment for yeast infections.

It was a protest against a recently passed law that will cut funding to women’s reproductive healthcare in Florida.

Gaps In Women’s Health Care May Derail Zika Prevention In Florida, Texas

Jun 14, 2016

Mosquitoes bearing Zika — a virus that can cause birth defects when contracted by pregnant women — are expected to reach the United States as soon as this summer, with Florida and Texas likely to be among the hardest-hit states.

Tampa will hold the inaugural Women’s Conference of Florida on Friday.

The conference is designed to empower, encourage and educate Florida women through panel discussions, workshops and exhibits.

March marks National Women’s History Month and this year’s honorees through the National Women’s History Project include three Florida women who were honored last week at an awards event in Washington, D.C.  The theme for this year’s chosen honorees recognizes their impact on advancing women’s issues through public service and government leadership.